Fix Coming For Google "We Currently Do Not Support The Location"

May 4, 2012 • 7:48 am | comments (75) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Google Maps

Google We Currently Do Not Support The LocationVanessa from Google started a thread at Google Places Help saying Google is working on a fix for the "We do not support this location" bug within Google Maps/Places.

This is not an new issue, like many Google Maps issues. We reported this issue about a month ago. Google said then it would take a week to fix.

Vanessa started a new thread to let people know Google is aware of the issue and is working on it. She said:

A bunch of you have reported seeing "We currently do not support this location" on your listing. We're working on a fix right now and will keep you posted on progress.

Forum discussion at Google Places Help.

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Erie Johnson

05/04/2012 12:09 pm

I thought Google might have some computer experts who knew how to handle computer problems. I hope they will soon hire some. My business was shut down by Google two months ago and they can't seem to understand that when a business is deleted, it can be killed by their actions. COME ON GOOGLE: hire some good computer people!


05/04/2012 02:26 pm

here hoping they sort it soon


05/04/2012 03:24 pm

my site is not showing up on google and I'm getting that message under my google places account. 

Joe Youngblood

05/04/2012 03:59 pm

Google sure knows how to make Local SEO's stay on their toes.

Nyagoslav Zhekov

05/04/2012 04:44 pm

Here is the problem with "We currently do not support the location" in my view: Google has many "layers" of local business data, because it obtains this data in many ways: - via business owners - via UGC - via feeds - directly via trusted providers (buying it) - via scraping the net All this data needs to be consolidated and in the process of this consolidation some changes in the data clusters Google has occur - some clusters merge, others get deleted, new ones show up. The Local Business Center (Google Places for business) is a separate part of the mix, i.e. it is not necessarily ultimately connected to a particular cluster. Google needs some time to sort out which cluster is associated to which LBC, so usually during this period of sorting out "We currently do not support the location" pops up. This is just my personal opinion based on observations though.


05/04/2012 06:06 pm

yes hurry up google, might be a free service but you know they have made millions already!


05/05/2012 12:10 am

Google offers Places for free, but links a high importance to it in its search.  No support and it effects our visibility big time!  This is really starting to suck!

Tom Peary

05/05/2012 01:57 am

It's fixed itself guys 24hr fault


05/05/2012 02:12 am

This is rubbish! My places site is still down. What has the world come to when only BING shows things correctly?


05/05/2012 02:13 am

Actually no, I take that back, I finally got around to post something and now I am the fool, it appears to be back?!

Webstats Art

05/05/2012 07:30 pm

I won't be using it sometime soon


05/09/2012 07:45 pm

Google says they will keep all of us "victims" posted but when????


05/16/2012 11:22 pm

May 16 2012 Google Places deleted our business listing (again) and when I go to check our listing I find "We currently do nto support the location". Obviously, Google has not corrected the problem and is still allowing some of its employees to delete businesses that have been repeatedly verified. - insurance

05/18/2012 08:25 pm

My Business used to show at my home address, and now since I switched to a business address it just disappeared off the map completely. I get the same error - not supporting the location. This is strange, since it's in the middle of Naples Florida, in the same building as other businesses, which are showing on the map.

Ryan McCostlin

05/23/2012 06:26 pm

still not fixed for my business


05/30/2012 10:54 am

How long did it take for your Places Page to come back up and what did you do to correct it?


05/30/2012 11:13 am

Same Problem!! My Business used to show at my home address, and now since I switched to a business address it just disappeared off the map completely. I get the same error - not supporting the location.


06/01/2012 08:23 am

I have 2 listings close by to each other, one shows up but the other "in a bigger city" does not. It says the same error. :(

conveyor manufacturer

06/04/2012 03:40 am

google places is too confusing. my new listing is not showing as well. Reports the same error as mentioned above.


06/04/2012 07:43 pm

my sites and are both stuck with the same message.. Has any one found a solution?

Kevin Bouwkamp

06/04/2012 11:23 pm

This has to be the most frustrating issue ever! All I wanted to do was add a website to my Dad's business listing and now it's dropped off the face of the earth and there seems to be little I can do. I have gone back and forth with the google maps reviewers on this countless times and they keep telling me to add the business to Google Places at I DID like a month ago and they keep coming back saying the same thing. This is crazy, I should have just left the listing alone. At least people would be able to find his business and read all the positive reviews then. Really hoping this gets resolved sooner than later.

Stephen Almberg

06/07/2012 02:36 pm

The fix that used to work was to log into your account, go to business profile then select your business name on your Google Places listing. On the right is a "Share an update on your place page", add something and within 10 min your site was live. I'm testing this right now on a new listing that is showing "We currently do not support the location" but it hasn't worked yet.


06/07/2012 07:40 pm

This has been a major problem with the clients I manage. Even my own business Genesis Web Solutions cannot be found on Google Places right now.


06/12/2012 08:55 pm

Google is going down


06/12/2012 08:56 pm

cant we just make a new one with the same info?

Zaharia Paul

06/14/2012 08:14 pm

Our page at is also showing the "We currently do not support the location" message. Already deleted, and then reentered, still the same message. Anyone got a fix for this, or we just wait!


06/22/2012 05:37 pm

I'd like a fix too,, can't be seen on pages either.. :(


06/23/2012 08:00 pm

I am having the same issue , I have not been able to see my listing on maps as I am paying on google ad as computer repair denver


06/26/2012 03:09 pm

It appears my listing of is having this issue as well.

Joka Design

06/27/2012 11:31 am

"We currently do not support the location" ... If this is a bug, is anyone from Google responding to this? I am having the same problem with a client's listing and it needs fixing!


06/28/2012 11:24 am

I too didn't understand why is this occurring? What happened to Google places new listings? I have submitted 3 business on the Google place, One is active, but when trying to see my listing on the maps, the same message is showing "We currently do not support the location". I searched several times for this issue, but didn't got any satisfactory answers. And my other two businesses are still pending, I didn't got any pin from the Google yet. It has been more than 1 month when I submitted my websites.

Charles Lloyd

06/28/2012 09:46 pm

While Google may say they are fixing it (Vanessa), they have yet to do so. Many listings are stuck in this "We currently do not support the location" holding pattern while thousands if not millions of businesses suffer from the collateral damage by their poor data management. Sadly, the Google Places marketing community is too scared to call it like it is - no less than an ongoing failure of Google's local business data management to serve users and businesses alike in a competent manner. So, the claim that the "bug" is somehow being fixed (Vanessa's claim) is a joke nearly 2 months later. That's how it is - now the Google gods can strike their lightning as my blasphemy is blatant but true.

Asap Locksmith

07/02/2012 01:48 pm

We are one more business affected by this. Have been on the "we currently do not support this location" limbo for almost 2 months now. It's ridiculous It happened after I edited the profile to submit a new picture. How frustrating is that. Nobody to talk to. Nowhere to send a message. In the meantime our company losing business every day. We rank No. 1 on the organic aspect of it, but not being in the maps it is really affecting us. Anybody wants to start a collective petition? I have no time to do it.

Charles Lloyd

07/02/2012 02:47 pm

That's actually a very good idea. Perhaps I'll get to an effort like that this month and post a blog to be a lightning rod for Google Places data problems.


07/03/2012 12:07 am

I still get that error . So apparently its not fixed


07/03/2012 04:29 pm

me too i still get the error and it's been months :< darn

James Thomas

07/06/2012 03:17 am

still not fixed, no matter what I do it still says " We currently do not support the location " ...?

Dale Munk

07/09/2012 02:59 pm

I've had this problems for months and just figured out I have the suite # on the "Address 1" line when it should be on "Address 2" line.


07/11/2012 12:58 pm

I've lost so much business from this. I'm glad Bing and yahoo at least have there wits about them. What a let down from Google. I'm beyond disappointed.

James Blesius

07/11/2012 05:57 pm

Charles, you nailed it. Google Places is broken. Google's response is that it's just a glich. Clearly this is not the case. I find it particularly frustrating that Google won't admit to the problem and provide an estimate of when they expect to have it sorted out.


07/11/2012 08:34 pm

Still nothing.................

SIGMA Mechanical Services

07/12/2012 03:07 pm

Found this somewhere else, and just msg'd Google.. Take a look it's a response to this issue from a Google Employee. Best answer-vanessagene(Google Employee)Go to this answerAll: We've pushed out a fix for this issue, and most listings are back up. You can try Edit > Submit in your Places dashboard to see if that gives you a solution. If you're still seeing "We currently do not support the location" on your listing, it may have just been removed from Google Maps — unrelated to this thread's issue. If you do see that message, and your business is indeed open and active, rather than pile on another message to this thread or even starting a new one, please get in touch with our support team via this Help Center troubleshooter: I have verified > Yes > My listing no longer appears on Maps > Fill out the short form, and await an e-mail from the team Hearing back from my team may take a few days — we handle many support inquiries — but rest assured we will get back to you, so please just sit tight. Locking this discussion. - Vanessa


07/17/2012 03:32 pm

I've had the same problem for months now. I can't believe that nobody can fix this after all of this time. Really makes you wonder what's going on.


07/18/2012 06:16 pm

still broken

J Ergueta

07/19/2012 12:10 am

Although we changed our address in GP over 5 months ago, it still does not show the right address. Submitted a fix request to Google, finally had someone call few days ago and explained to them the address issue. He said it would be fix in a day, well now we get the dreaded "we currently do not support..." message in our GP listing. At least before we had the GP listing up even with the wrong adresss. Come one Google get your act together!

Google User

07/19/2012 02:38 pm

It would be awesome if they fixed this.


07/24/2012 06:20 pm

I just setup brand new listing and verified with pin, now i see "We currently do not support the location". I see this problem goes back 4 months ?

Travis VanDame

07/29/2012 12:19 am

Yep just entered my PIN in the mail for my business and sure enough I'm getting the "We currently do not support the location" message. The URL is if there is a trick I'm unaware of please let me know.

Robert Rice

07/30/2012 04:39 pm

Mine too.

Leroy Jenkins

08/01/2012 07:08 pm

I too am having the same issue! My company listing was on "Google maps" yesterday and went to check it today and *!WHAMO!* not there "we currently do not support that location" im not even sure what this means or why it would happen but its must it gets resolved in a timely fashion, I pay a great deal of money through "Google add words" and i certainly do not make you wait for your payment, so why are these issues still present?

Paul Ansems

08/02/2012 05:14 am

My Business Window Cleaning Illawarra is the same. First the marker was nowhere near my primary catchment area then it was placed in the middle of the lake. Google said it will take a week but its been several months now. I have missed out on so much business lately.

Sean R.

08/03/2012 07:40 pm

Still getting the error. It is now August! Come on Google!


08/09/2012 09:24 pm



08/11/2012 08:55 am

I still get same error message for - Tried to use the trick of entering the # in adress line 2 resulting in having to wait for a postcard with pincode and the listing to go offline. Hopefully it will solve the matter when it arrives.

Eric Nelson

08/11/2012 08:46 pm

Our client sites and are also both stuck with the same message.. Has any one found a solution?

Kate Kamrai

08/15/2012 11:03 am

Yeah, very frustrating. I have a looong conversation with Google's support, but they are not able to sort it out. My listing has been gone for 4 months now :( It was live 5 months, and then it just disappeared...

Bruce H

08/16/2012 04:50 pm

still a problem!

Pro PlansOrg

08/17/2012 12:44 am

STOP FREAKING OUT FOLKS Have you just recently verified your listing? Note that it may take up to a week from the time you’ve verified that listing to appear on Google Maps, and during that time your Active listing will say “We currently do not support this location” on it. Please just sit tight.

08/20/2012 11:07 am

I can see that alot of these post are older than 2 months - Any news? My listing of shows same message. I have tried udating the adress as surgested on this board - without any change in status on Google places.

Kevin C

08/22/2012 03:37 pm

My business listing is still up and working fine. What I find annoying is that I cannot respond to customer postings right now. Is this part of the problem?

Mike Lac

08/23/2012 08:34 pm

We currently do not support the location Google map have problems not only with a Business location but also I've tried typing my address and the results gave me the front of my place but gave me the Postal Code of an address completely at the other end of the street A Google employee called me last week and asked if I have tried to delete my place of Business and i also talked about the problem of the postal code he told me that it will be fixed although if we are not paying for it it might just take a lot of time to fix if even they get around to fixing it at all Just another multimillion dollar corporation that just don't care for the peasants.

erik mendelsohn

08/25/2012 11:09 am

Any luck with the problem. I'm sure I'm losing business as well. I placed an adwords ad just so i show up when people search. I'm not sure if it helps but can't hurt. Good luck

erik mendelsohn

08/25/2012 11:11 am

My issue just started. I updated my mailing address and i disappeared. No clue what to do next. I placed an Adwords ad just so i still show up. But my places page is next to impossible to find anymore

erik mendelsohn

08/25/2012 11:14 am

Same thing happened to me when i changed my mailing address. My personal name is no longer supported. My business name now is next to imposssilbe to find. I'm hoping this fixes itself. Im afraid to make any changes that might make things worst.


08/29/2012 03:30 pm

I recently got this issue. it simplifies that the problem is on going. google has to act soon on this. come on'

Hawaii Photographer

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09/26/2012 05:43 pm

Our business has been trying to get our listing fixed for several months now... EVERYTHING is incorrect and needs to be revised. We even pay for the Google AdWords....why can't these issues be fixed??

Kenaire cooling and heating

10/01/2012 08:18 pm

Google is supposed to be the best advertising and they were at one time for me when I first started my business. I've been dealing with pending for about 7 month after making a new website and and finally my dashboard says listing is active I go to view my listing and it says we do not support this location. This really sucks!!!!! I'm lucky if I can stay in business I've been checking my listing everyday for probably 8 month by now and am loosing all my business and my mind!!!!! Plz fix this.


10/02/2012 05:56 pm

this is bs. i think we should start making bing the top search engine.

Ronald Carr

10/06/2012 09:33 am

Mine is still broken.


11/07/2012 11:54 pm

I am getting the same error and it is really annoying because I can't even fix it with google maps. Might have to go to bing.


03/24/2013 12:22 am

Hi. can you also help too. got a call from Google in Ireland and they confirmed my address. The my Google listing diapered. Its now saying "We currently do not support the location" my email Thanks


04/23/2013 07:14 pm

please fix google places my loaction is not showing up


06/26/2013 09:33 am

Mine is doing it too can someone please email me to tell me how I can fix this

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